Rev. Jessica LaGrone, Dean of Chapel

Education:

  • BA in Biology, Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas
  • MDiv Asbury Theological Seminary
  • DMin (pending) 2020 Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University

Jessica LaGrone became the Dean of the Chapel at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky in 2014. She is an acclaimed pastor, teacher, speaker, and writer whose engaging communication style endears her to groups throughout the United States. A native of Texas, Jessica is an ordained pastor in the Texas Annual Conference at the United Methodist Church and previously served for nine years at The Woodlands United Methodist Church near Houston, Texas.

Jessica’s books and studies include Namesake: When God Rewrites Your Story, Under Wraps, and Broken and Blessed: How God Used One Imperfect Family to Change the World, Set Apart: Holy Habits of Prophets and Kings, and The Miracles of Jesus have been used in personal and group studies around the world. Jessica is a contributor to an all-church Advent study called “Under Wraps” and is the New Testament video presenter for the Disciple Fast Track series.

Jessica and her husband, Jim, have two young children, Drew and Kate.